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The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History partners with a host of institutions to offer fellowships in White House history. Learn more about our current fellows below.

Sarah Fling

Sarah Fling has been an American University History Fellow at the White House Historical Association since 2019. Sarah is a second-year Public History Master’s student at American University, and she received her Bachelor’s in History from the University of Pittsburgh in 2019. Before coming to the Association, Sarah interned at several historic sites and museums, including George Washington’s Mount Vernon and The Frick Art and Historical Center. She specializes in nineteenth-century women’s history and historic house museums.

Tianna Mobley

Tianna joined the Association as a student fellow in September 2020 while pursuing her M.A. in Global and Comparative History at Georgetown University. As a fellow, she primarily assists with the Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood initiative. She has previously worked on a collaborative digital history project between the Organization of American Historians and the National Parks Service, titled “Escaping Slavery, Building Diverse Communities.” She is a native of Florida and holds a B.A in History from Georgetown University.

Mia Owens

Mia joined the Association in September 2020 as a student fellow in partnership with American University’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center. During her fellowship, she will be working on the Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood research initiative. She received her B.A. in Global Studies and French from Samford University in 2019. After completing her undergraduate degree, she joined the AmeriCorps-Ohio History Service Corps as a Local History member for the Trumbull County Historical Society. Currently, Mia is pursuing her M.A. in Public History from American University.